Do commercial broadcasters still make money from my watching their station, and can public broadcasters still raise contributions?
Yes. Local commercial broadcasters make money by selling advertising and their advertising rates depend on audience ratings. Using existing technology and reporting services, broadcasters can measure how many people are watching their programming online, then charge advertisers accordingly. Public broadcasters that rely on viewer contributions also are able to reach their audience and, in fact, probably reach new audiences over Locast.org, which is great.
"Are You Still Watching?" Prompt
There is not a way to disable the "Are you still watching?" feature. This feature has always been present, it was just recently that we added the messaging, but the functionality remains the same. Previously you would just be returned to the Live TV ...
Won’t the local broadcasters sue Sports Fans Coalition NY if you don’t get their permission to stream their programming?
Maybe. We would like to work with the local broadcasters because we think that we are doing them a service by getting their signal to as many viewers as possible, thereby increasing their audience. We particularly want to work with New York’s local ...
How can I donate to Locast?
Locast.org offers monthly or annual donation subscription options via PayPal and all major credit and debit cards. To set up a donation subscription, please visit www.locast.org/donate and select the amount and frequency of your donations, then click ...
Geolocation Errors on TV Streaming Devices
Geolocation can be tricky with ROKU, APPLE TV, ANDROID TV, and FIRE TV devices as they do not have built in GPS/location services like other devices do. If you are receiving a location error on one of these devices, please logout of Locast.org and ...
Email Is Verified, Still Seeing "Oops..." Message
If you are still seeing the verification screen via an internet browser after confirming your email address, please logout and log back in by re-entering your email address and password. If you are using Locast on a TV streaming device, please logout ...